The Road from Home: A True Story of Courage, Survival, and Hope

Finalist, National Book Awards 1980 for Children's Books - Hardcover

book jacket for The Road Home
ISBN 9780688144258
Greenwillow Books
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David Kherdian

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David Kherdian recreates his mother’s voice in telling the true story of a childhood interrupted by one of the most devastating holocausts of our century. Veron Dumehjian Kherdian was born into a loving and prosperous family. Then, in the year 1915, the Turkish goverment began the systematic destruction of its Armenian population. (Greenwillow Books)